HRC Blog

PCOS by the Numbers

September is designated as PCOS Awareness Month. PCOS, which stands for polycystic ovary syndrome, is the most common female reproductive disorder. It can start affecting women from around the time they begin to menstruate but generally subsides around menopause. […]

By |September 9, 2016

Can Surgery Help me Get Pregnant?

Surgery can sound scary. Thinking about anesthesia, recovery time and potential pain can send anyone into a full-fledged panic attack. For some infertility patients, however, we recommend surgical intervention as the best option for both the diagnosis and […]

By |September 1, 2016

The Vicious Cycle of Stress and Infertility

‘Relax and it will happen’ is advice most infertility patients hate to hear. For many, it implies getting pregnant may be their fault. This, in turn, only makes them feel more stressed, leading to a vicious cycle of self-blame. […]

By |August 17, 2016

Unexplained Infertility Does Not Mean Untreatable

For couples who have been trying to get pregnant for months or even years, hearing they have a ‘diagnosis’ of unexplained infertility can seem like a double blow, both physically and psychologically. They may be wondering how they will […]

By |July 7, 2016